Tricia Payne

Mrs. Laurie Swink was born and raised in Upstate New York. She graduated from Harrisville Central School and attended college at Jefferson Community College before moving to North Carolina. In North Carolina, she met and married her husband, and had two sons, Adam and Ethan. They moved around a little, before settling in Elizabethtown. Mrs. Swink returned to college, getting a Workforce Leadership degree from the University of Louisville and her MAT degree from Bellarmine University. She taught for over ten years, in various positions at St. James School, before moving to St. Joseph School. 

Now that her children are grown, Mrs. Swink loves to travel. She and her husband go on a trip to a different area each summer to learn and explore. She  enjoys reading and playing with her dogs in her free time.